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in may i moved to los angeles. i got a three-week contract, a $380 month apartment, a terrible dump, bought an opal car. >> the isuzu made the opal. >> technically it's not a car. >> no, it was a hair brush more than it was a car. terrible car. >> but you go work on a show for a year and you must be thinking i'm a harvard graduate. i'm on a show. life is beautiful. >> i'd love to pretend that's what i thought but i never feel that way. anyone who knows me will tell you i never think we're in good shape now. i've never done that. but, yes, i got that job. then as i said in the speech, my writing partner at the time and i lost that job. a lot of series of misadventures, highs and lows. >> at one point you were at wilson's house of suede and leather. >> yeah. >> and you're thinking how did a harvard graduate end up here? >> yeah. i had those thoughts many times where you -- and los angeles is a very -- when you don't have a job in los angeles, there's something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> because all around you are success sto
up here? >> i had those thoughts and los angeles is a very -- you don't have a job in los angeles, there is something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> they are all-around you, success stories. the whole machinery is geared to achievement and success, not failure. when it's great, it's the best place to be in the world, when it's wrong, it's the most lonely place on earth. >> on this town, when you are walking on a sidewalk, you are perceived as a failure. >> if you walk you are perceived as a failure. >> you can walk on three blocks in the town and people will pass you who know you and say that's too bad what happened to conan. it's not like new york or any other city. that was a very -- there is lots of intense despair. >> you then get a big break. "saturday night live." >> i believe this gentlemen has something to say. >> i completed your course. i never deamed i could be this handsome. thanks. >> you're handsome. give that man a round of applause! >> and after a year and a half, they read your sketches and give you a two-we
to los angeles, i bought an opal car. it's a car that -- >> the isuzu manufactured it. >> they found out technically, it's not a car. >> i don't know what it was. it was a hair brush more than a car. >> and you must be thinking i'm a harvard graduate. i've been on the show. life is beautiful. >> i love to pretend that's what i thought. but i never feel that way. anyone who knows me will tell you i never think we're in good shape now: i've never done that. but, yes, i got that job and then, as i said in the speech, my writing partner found that i lost that job. and then, a lot of series of misadventures of highs and lows. >> at one stage, you're sent to wilson's house of suede and leather and you're sitting there thinking how did a harvard graduate end up there? >> i had those thoughts many times. where you're -- in los angeles, if you don't have a job, there's something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> well, because all around you are success stories. >> yes. >> the whole machinery of the city is geared towards success. when it's gre
. this is the mayor of los angeles and duthe ceo of duke energy. from a business point of view, have you heard anything that makes you feel infused or encouraged for the future of business under barack obama? >> there are several things and i see it through the eyes of someone in the energy sector. his all of the above, the focus on producing more natural gas, focus on more renewables. the focus on getting a balanced approach and moving more and more towards energy independence. from a person in the energy sector, that is good news. >> mr. mayor, it was a commanding week for the party in many ways, not beset by the problems the problems the republicans had with hurricanes. where do you still weakness that you have to tighten up on? >> i'm not sure i see weakness. i see strength. but i do -- we all understand that we have to tell the story that the president told tonight, that bill clinton told the night before. we're going to have to make it simple. this was the biggest freefall since the 1930s. we put the brakes on that skid. but now we've got a path forward and the president laid out that th
you're -- in los angeles, if you don't have a job, there's something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> well, because all around you are success stories. >> yes. >> the whole machinery of the city is geared towards success. when it's great, it's the best place to be in the world. when it goes wrong, it's the most lonely place on earth. >> also, on this town, when you walk on a sidewalk, you're peeived as a failure. >> if you walk, you're perceived as a failure. >> exactly. you could walk on three blocks in this town and people will pass you who know you and say that's too bad. what happened to conan? it's not like new york or any other city in that way. so, yeah, that was a very -- there's lots of intense kind of despair. >> you then get a big break. "saturday night live." >> i believe this gentleman has something to say. >> well, i just completed your course. and i never dreamed i could be this handsome. thanks. >> you're handsome. give that man a round of applause. >> and after a year and a half they read your sketches, they give
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